Campus Transformation Plan
Descripció del projecte
The future campus of Catalonia’s largest health centre will have more green spaces and will be open to the city. This is the proposal put forward by the BAAS and Espinet-Ubach studies project, winners of the architectural tender for the urban transformation of the Vall d'Hebron Campus.
One of the most important novelties of the architectural proposal is the entrance, with a new reception and a large civic square, as well as new vertical access via escalators. The project also includes a new building for the Vall d'Hebron Research Institute, a new building for external consultations and outpatients, and the comprehensive renovation of the hospital buildings and their surroundings. The first stage of this remodelling would be to build the first phase of the Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), which has received more than €15 million of funding from ERDF (European Regional Development Fund). In parallel, the construction of the new building for external consultations would begin, with an investment of €60 million.
The main goals of this urban plan from a care point of view are to:
- Improve the separation of patient and professional routes
- Separate outpatients from inpatients
- Improve patient welcome and reception
- Create more meeting areas for professionals
- Adapt emergency spaces to patients
The Vall d’Hebron Campus Transformation Plan will change the layout of the environment, including, among others: recovering welcome and rest areas for patients, professionals and visitors; opening the campus up to the city; improving accessibility and mobility on-site and decongestion of Campus surroundings.
Institucions del campus involucrades
Children's Hospital and Woman's Hospital
Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Hospital
Vall d'Hebron Research Institute
Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology
Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia
At Vall d’Hebron we are committed to humanising care, placing children and their families at the core. We offer integrated care, treating the physical aspects of the illness alongside the psychological and social repercussions. This is why our younger patients have access to toys, play areas and a host of activities that promote wellbeing.
There are more than 3,000 nurses and nursing assistants at Hospital Vall d’Hebron. The work they do in the centre is vital and they are leaders both in nursing care and research. Getting to this point was a long process, as Mariona Creus, former nursing director, and Maria Àngels Barba, the current director, recall.
The Neonatology Department’s Sibling Project is a workshop for the siblings of new-born babies admitted to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit in the Vall d’Hebron Maternity and Children's Hospital. Through simulated games and situations, the project prepares them to get used to seeing their younger siblings in a hospital medical setting.
The Master's Degree in Biomedical and Translational Research is an official programme created to train researchers with the requisite combination of scientific knowledge and skills to contribute to the future success of biomedical research.
The winning proposal for the transformation of the Vall d’Hebron Campus is the project directed by Jordi Badia, Antoni Ubach and Miquel Espinet. The project presented by the architects includes a new research building for the Vall d'Hebron Research Institute, with an expandable area of 5,000 m2 and a budget of €15 million funded by ERDF (European Regional Development Fund).